Fixed Asset Administrator

Application deadline
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Reference number
Apply now

You will have the opportunity to provide support to Finance Accounting & Fixed Asset Section.

Tasks and Activities
  • Collect capital expenditure information, analyse nature and review supporting documentation to determine eligibility for capitalisation as construction and development assets;
  • Monitor in close cooperation with the Directorates, all financial and non-Financial modifications to Fixed assets in compliance with ESA internal policies and procedures;
  • Support the Directorates for performing the periodic physical inspection of fixed assets, reviewing the results, conducting necessary follow up and accounting adjustments;
  • Based on the information provided by the Directorates, perform accounting for equipment disposals, impairments….
  • Reconcile property, equipment and intangible assets sub-ledgers to General Ledger;
  • Track the compilation of project costs into fixed asset accounts, and close out those accounts once the related projects have been completed;
  • Maintain fixed assets master data in the corporate database;
  • Review and update the detailed schedule of fixed assets and accumulated depreciation;
  • Provide timely support to project teams on matters related to fixed assets acquisition, development and or management.
  • Any other ad-hoc queries as assigned
Skills and Experience
  • You have a Master Degree in finance/accounting or equivalent qualification/Work experience at least 4 years of relevant work experience.
  • You have consistent relevant work experience in the domain of Fixed Asset.
  • You have solid experience and excellent understanding of IFRS/IPSAS, in particular IPSAS 17 and IPSAS 31.
  • You have management / Accounting experience in a multinational company with long term development projects.
  • You have the ability to interface with technical owners of fixed assets and willingness to understand their perspective.
  • You have good communication skills, both written and verbal and Ability to work well in team.
  • You have strong knowledge of SAP FI-AA and MS Excel.
  • You are fluent in English is mandatory; knowledge of another European language is an advantage.
  • You have experience working in a high volume environment and/or with multiple business lines


Preference will be given to candidates eligible for an EU or national personal security clearance at the level of CONFIDENTIAL or above.

One file only.
10 MB limit.
Allowed types: txt pdf odt doc docx.